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PDP accuses EC of failure to act against NC

Opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Friday accused the Election Commission of failure to take action against the ruling National Conference and its leaders for alleged repeated violations of the Model Code of Conduct.

High polling gives new hope to INLD in Haryana

Pollsters may not be giving too many seats to the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), Haryana's main opposition party, in the state's recently held Lok Sabha elections, but the turnout of voters in assembly constituencies of INLD legislators is making the party upbeat about the results.

Dark clouds loom over Punjab’s golden harvest

Light to moderate rainfall in Punjab and Haryana on Thursday made farmers worried for their crop. Dark clouds still hover over the fields at many places in the northwest plains.

Battle of contrasts unfolds in Anantnag

From those with law and medicaldegrees to one middle school pass out, from crorepatis to one with less than Rs 1,000 in his bank account -- it is a battle of contrasts in this Lok Sabha seat where PDP's Mehbooba Mufti is challenging sitting MP from ruling NC, Mirza Mehboob Beg.

Punjab LS polls: No woman candidate in 5 seats

No woman candidate is in fray in five of Punjab's 13 Lok Sabha seats, including in the key and progressive constituencies of Amritsar and Ludhiana.

CEO seeks daily report on flying squads

Punjab chief electoral officer (CEO) VK Singh on Thursday directed district electoral officers (DEOs) to submit daily reports about the performance of flying squads and static surveillance teams so that the flow of money and liquor could be stopped.

Modi reaches Amritsar via 3D

BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi may not have come to Punjab for the election campaign yet, but with technology at its best, he made a virtual appearance on a stage in the city and addressed a rally through the state-of-the-art 3D hologram.

At 70%, Udhampur pips all earlier records

The Udhampur parliamentary constituency, comprising six districts having nearly 14 lakh voters recorded nearly 70% polling, up 25% from the turnout recorded in 2009 parliamentary elections.
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